Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml Rx
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External eye irritation and infections in dogs are treated with Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution. It can be used to treat pannus or pigmentary keratitis in some situations.
Who is Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml for?
Why use Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml?
Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution is used to treat eye inflammation and infection, as well as to control pannus and pigmentary keratitis. The bottle includes a dropper that is easy to use.
How does Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml work?
Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution includes the following ingredients: Gentamicin Sulfate: an antibiotic with broad-spectrum efficiency against gram-negative and gram-positive bacterial infections in the eyes Betamethasone Acetate: a fast-acting anti-inflammatory corticosteroid used to treat allergic, bacterial, tissue, and traumatic reactions Durafilm: an aqueous, colloidal solution that films the conjunctiva to keep the active components in therapeutic contact
Merck Animal Health
GENTAMICIN SULFATE AND BETAMETHASONE
How is Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml sold?
5 ml dropper bottle
What are the side effects of Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml?
Potential adverse reactions include: Cushing's syndrome (with repeated or prolonged use) Vomiting Diarrhea (potentially bloody) Elevated enzymes Polydipsia Polyuria
What special precautions are there?
Keep this, as well as any other medication, away from animals and children. Only for canine use. Corneal ulcers should not be treated with corticosteroids. Only use for eye conditions.This product should ideally be utilized only in the presence of vascularization, without profound ulceration, and in the early stages of viral infection. Corticosteroids given parenterally or orally can cause first-stage parturition, according to experimental and clinical evidence. Premature parturition and associated metritis, retained placenta, fetal mortality, and/or dystocia can occur if given during the third trimester of pregnancy.
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Gentocin Durafilm Ophthalmic Solution, 5 ml?
Temperatures should be kept between 36 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit (2 and 25 degrees Celsius). Protect this product from the light.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Each mL of buffered solution (pH approximately 6.5) contains: Gentamicin sulfate equivalent to 3 mg gentamicin base 1 mg betamethasone acetate equivalent to 0.89 mg betamethasone alcohol polyoxyl 40 stearate polyethoxy 35 castor oil edetate disodium Water for injection q.s Preservative: 0.1 mg benzalkonium chloride